Microsoft has stated that hardware partners will bring affordable virtual reality headsets to the market in 2017.


Microsoft has partnered with hardware manufacturers to ship virtual reality headsets from early 2017.

The VR headsets will be made by companies such as HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, and Acer, and will start from $299 (R4,157).

The headsets will start shipping with the Windows 10 Creators Update between March and May 2017, said Microsoft.

All the VR headsets will ship with six-degrees-of-freedom sensors.

Microsoft also demonstrated “Holotour” – which allows you to explore and interact with new places – which will run on Windows 10.